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The Signy Tourist Information Office and the Ardennes District Tourism Committee offer a range of itineraries allowing you to discover the Ardennes, a land of forests, history and legends...
Of these, we have selected 3 for presentation here. If you want to learn about the other options available, feel free to contact the Tourist Information Office to find out more :
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In this land of hills and bocage, we invite you to discover the famous Tierache fortified churches, which used to allow local inhabitants to find refuge in times of war, when troops use to rampage through the region, from the days of the 100 Years War, through to the 17th century...
In addition to the church at Signy-Le-Petit, which constitutes one of the finest examples of the genre, the churches at Aouste, Liart and Servion should also be mentioned ...

  • Length of the trail : 150 kilometres (93 miles).
  • A map and detailed itinerary are available on request from the Signy Tourist Information Office.
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By following the meandering course of the Meuse River and its tributary the Semoy, you can discover another side of the Ardennes, that time has largely passed by...
In addition to the legends (The Four Aymon Sons, the Ladies of the Meuse, La Tour Rock and others), and the magnificent panoramic lookouts (at Hautes Rivières, Tournavaux, and Monthermé, amongst others), you will come into contact with local Ardennes patois, which changes as you move from village to village...

  • Length of the trail : 65 kilometres (40 miles).
  • A map and detailed itinerary are available on request from the Signy Tourist Information Office.
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While it is well known that Rimbaud was born at Charleville-Mézières (on 20 October 1854), fewer people are aware that Verlaine spent part of his life at Rethel, where he taught French language and literature...
This route will lead you on a poetic pilgrimage, in search of memories of these two great poets, all the way to their very own museums : Rimbaud’s is at Charleville-Mézières, while the Verlaine Museum is to be found at Juniville...

  • Length of the trail : 150 kilometres (93 miles).
  • A map and detailed itinerary are available on request from the Signy Tourist Information Office.
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